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Environmental concerns delay lakes flood plan

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A project that would provide a form of flood relief for homeowners on Little McDonald, Kerbs and Paul (LMKP) lakes is facing a roadblock, at least for now.


The idea to allow the lakes to vent into the Ditch 25 drainage system wasn't an entirely popular one last summer among those living downstream. But the Otter Tail County Board consistently passed resolutions moving the process forward -- while keeping in mind the residents' concerns.

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